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S*0179 (Rat #0125, Act #0095 of 2017) General Bill, By Hutto and Hembree
Similar (H 3818)
    AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING ARTICLE 19 TO CHAPTER 53, TITLE 44 SO AS TO PROVIDE LIMITED IMMUNITY FROM PROSECUTION FOR CERTAIN DRUG AND ALCOHOL-RELATED OFFENSES FOR A PERSON WHO SEEKS MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR ANOTHER PERSON WHO IS EXPERIENCING A DRUG OR ALCOHOL-RELATED OVERDOSE OR FOR A PERSON WHO IS EXPERIENCING A DRUG OR ALCOHOL-RELATED OVERDOSE AND SEEKS MEDICAL ASSISTANCE, TO ALLOW THE COURT TO CONSIDER AS A MITIGATING FACTOR IN PROCEEDINGS RELATED TO OTHER CRIMINAL OFFENSES WHETHER OR NOT MEDICAL ASSISTANCE WAS SOUGHT, TO LIMIT THE IMMUNITY TO ALLOW PROSECUTION OF A PERSON FOR OTHER CRIMES ARISING OUT OF THE DRUG OR ALCOHOL-RELATED OVERDOSE, TO ALLOW FOR ADMISSIBILITY OF CERTAIN EVIDENCE, TO PROVIDE CIVIL AND CRIMINAL IMMUNITY FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS RELATING TO CERTAIN ARRESTS IF THE OFFICER MADE THE ARREST BASED ON PROBABLE CAUSE, AND TO PROVIDE FOR OTHER PROCEDURAL AND RELATED PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO THE ABOVE. - ratified title
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12/13/16Senate Prefiled
12/13/16Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
01/10/17Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 95)
01/10/17Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 95)
03/07/17Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 9)
03/08/17 Scrivener's error corrected
03/09/17Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 24)
03/09/17Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 24)
03/09/17Senate Roll call Ayes-38 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 24)
04/06/17Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 113)
04/18/17House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 6)
04/18/17House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 6)
05/03/17House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (House Journal-page 65)
05/09/17House Amended (House Journal-page 82)
05/09/17House Read second time (House Journal-page 82)
05/09/17House Roll call Yeas-104 Nays-0 (House Journal-page 88)
05/10/17House Read third time and returned to Senate with amendments (House Journal-page 19)
05/10/17 Scrivener's error corrected
05/11/17Senate Non-concurrence in House amendment (Senate Journal-page 113)
05/11/17Senate Roll call Ayes-0 Nays-39 (Senate Journal-page 113)
05/11/17House House insists upon amendment and conference committee appointed Reps. Fry, Bedingfield, Ridgeway (House Journal-page 16)
05/11/17Senate Conference committee appointed Hutto, Hembree, Campbell (Senate Journal-page 115)
06/06/17House Conference report received and adopted
06/06/17House Roll call Yeas-106 Nays-0
06/06/17Senate Conference report adopted (Senate Journal-page 10)
06/06/17Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 14)
06/06/17Senate Ordered enrolled for ratification (Senate Journal-page 15)
06/06/17 Ratified R 125
06/10/17 Signed By Governor
06/21/17 Effective date 6/10/17
06/22/17 Act No. 95



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